How to Give

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COVID-19 Response

Thanks to the generosity of our community, United Way is helping families and people in need access critical information and providing relief to those left vulnerable by the pandemic.

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211 specialists can connect you with a wide range of resources and services. Simply dial 211 from your cell phone or landline anywhere in Wisconsin.

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GIVE via Payroll Deduction

More than 200 local organizations partner with United Way to facilitate workplace giving. Inquire with your Human Resources department about the availability of payroll deduction.

If your company does not yet offer a United Way workplace campaign, we can help get one started. Learn more.

GIVE via Text

Text “Blackhawk” to 41444 

GIVE via Check

Drop off or mail a check to:

United Way Blackhawk Region
205 N. Main St., Suite 101
Janesville, WI 53545

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The pledge amount entered here is the annual amount of your gift. If you decide to be billed monthly or quarterly, your gift will be divided accordingly.

Home address and email are required for all Bill Me pledges.

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GIVE gifts of Stock

Gifts of appreciated securities are a smart and simple way to maximize the effectiveness of your charitable giving. If stocks or mutual funds you’ve held for more than a year have increased in value, you may want to consider using these assets — rather than cash — to fund your giving.

Your broker may call our Finance Team at 608.314.8420 to complete the gift.

GIVE via IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution

If you are 70½ years or older you may also be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals.

Contact your IRA plan administrator to make a gift from your IRA to United Way Blackhawk Region. Your IRA funds may be directly transferred to our organization to continue our important work.

Please note, IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution gifts do not qualify for a charitable deduction.

Benefits of an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution:

  • May give up to $100,000 via Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA tax free, annually.
  • May satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year.
  • May reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize deductions.
  • Make a gift that is not subject to the deduction limits on charitable gifts.